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Design Engineer

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Posted: 21/01/2019
Reference: 762962
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England (map)
Salary: £0 - £0
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Job description

Key Skills:

Computer Aided Design

  • Surface modelling of patterns, moulds and fixtures in line with departmental needs
  • Produce technical tooling drawings to ensure designs can be manufactured and assembled
  • Compare two or more data files to understand differences in models
  • Interrogate tree / 3D notes to understand customer needs
  • Model components in line with customer specifications


  • Work closely with the Projects department and within Design to ensure projects are on target
  • Use project notes and customer data to fully appreciate requirements
  • Specify all BoM items required to assembly tooling
  • Develop departmental drawings / manuals to explain tooling methodology
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain quotes for outsourcing
  • Communicate with Projects when up-issues are received
  • Define process change / additional tooling required to implement a change
  • Send document transmittal notes and record departmental confirmations


  • Good working knowledge of CATIA V5
  • Experience in component or tooling design
  • Understand technical drawings, ideally laminate drawings too
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good understanding of composite manufacture
  • A flexible approach and strong time management / prioritising skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
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